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Jonty Rhodes star attraction in surfing event

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Former Jonty will be the star attraction in the 6th edition of the Point Championship, to be held in from August 17 to 19.

Championship is recognised by the Federation of

Rhodes, himself an avid surfer, will also be seen in action at the Covelong Point Surf.

The surfing competition will see top men's and women's surfers from across the country vie for top spots under seven categories.

The surfing categories for the championship are as follows - Novice (U12); Groms (U16); Juniors (17-22 Years); Seniors (23-30 Years); Masters (31 Years and above); Women (all ages); Open Category (Foreign Nationals). This year the competition would also see participation from surfers from and The also has inked a historic agreement for an exchange program with the Sri Lankan Surfing federation where surfers from both the countries would be participating in the official competitions across the coasts in both the countries.

Over 100 surfers from Karnataka, Goa, Tamil Nadu, and alongside some of the top surfers from Sri Lanka, Australia, and USA will be seen in action in the event.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 18:35 IST